By Jimitota Onoyume
PORT HARCOURT—The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, yesterday, adjourned till July 4, to hear the bail application by the former Chairman , Asaritoru Local Government Area, Rivers State, Mr Ojukaye Amachree under the tenure of ex governor Chibuike Amaechi.
The court panelled by Justice Sidi Bage with Justice Lokulo Sodipe and Justice Adamu Jaurd will hear the bail application.
The panel granted the appeal by the counsel representing the state government, Mr Godwin Obla for a short time to file his reply, saying he only knew of the motion for bail barely two days ago.
The counsel, who later spoke to newsmen on the issue, said, “They brought an application for bail, pending appeal. I have just been served the process, I have applied to the court to grant me time to file my response, and we are coming back next month to argue the application.”